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Supporting and Promoting Mental Health in Out-of-School Time Webinar

On June 30, 2021 the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) facilitated a webinar, Supporting and Promoting Mental Health in Out-of-School Time.  During the webinar, NCASE introduced a new Voices from the Field brie

National Native American Heritage Month–Highlighting Innovative Professional Development Practices in Tribal Early Childhood Programs

This webinar celebrated National Native American Heritage Month by focusing on the topics of workforce and professional development (PD) within Tribal early childhood (EC) programs. The webinar included information about national-, regional-, and program-level support, research, and resources to enhance workforce efforts by American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) EC programs and staff. Participants heard about innovative strategies and PD initiatives from Tribal programs.

Child Care Search Tool: Key Components of Your Consumer Education Website

This webinar describes different approaches to developing an effective child care search tool and identifies steps for researching, planning, and implementing a family-friendly tool, and introduces the Child Care Search Suite

Supporting Positive Social-Emotional Climates in Out-of-School Time Webinar – Part II

On November 7, 2019, the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment hosted the second part of the webinar series “Supporting Positive Social-Emotional Climates in Out-of-School Time.”  This interactive session included promising practices from a recently concluded 10 state Professional Learning Group. Topics included:

Ask Me Anything: Don’t Forget about School-Age Child Care in Your Consumer Education Website

This thirty-minute follow-up session answered questions that states and territories raised in the webinar. Participants submitted questions prior to the session, and the experts prepared responses.

Don’t Forget about School-Age Child Care in Your Consumer Education Website

This webinar explored data and resources around supporting school-age child care and examined how to leverage the state consumer education website. Participants learned about available resources, ways to collaborate with other systems to support school-age child care, and saw examples on how some states have utilized their consumer education websites to highlight school-age child care options.

Top 10 Actions to Improve Website Content and Design

Building on findings from intensive consumer education TA work and in partnership with the PFCE Center, this webinar highlighted best practices and state examples in which states and territories enhanced their consumer education websites to ensure that families can find the information they need.

Consumer Education: Building Effective Websites That Meet CCDF Requirements --ARCHIVED

This webinar was hosted by the Office of Child Care (OCC) and the Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC) on April 26, 2018. During this webinar, participants had the opportunity to do the following:

Professional Development for Child Care Licensors

The purpose of this document is to provide a framework that can be used by state, territory and tribal licensing administrators, managers, and trainers in creating professional development opportunities for child care licensing inspectors or licensors. Having a well-designed professional development plan helps ensure licensing staff have clear direction on the training and competency development needed to succeed in their positions and advance their careers as licensors.

Overview: State Child Care Licensing Regulations for Summer Programs and Camps

This document provides an overview of some general characteristics of state child care licensing regulations for summer programs and day camps. The information is based on a scan of regulations in 17 states (Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin), selected because of their geographic diversity. The data was drawn from the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations.